Events

August 26 – 28, 2019

Antigonish, Nova Scotia

Atlantic Intersectional Disability Studies Institute

Director. St. Francis Xavier University.

April 8, 2019

Antigonish, Nova Scotia

THATCamp@X

Organizing Committee Member, St. Francis Xavier University.

February 28, 2019

Antigonish, Nova Scotia

Black Like Me. Reframing Blackness for Decolonial Politics

Coordinator, Agnes Calliste, African Heritage Lecture, Dr. George Dei: Schwartz Auditorium, St. Francis Xavier University.
Event Description
Feature story in ‘The Casket’ Newspaper

September-November 2017

Halifax, Nova Scotia

Art Gallery Exhibit

“Bodies in Translation: Age and Creativity,” via a partnership between the Nova Scotia Centre on Aging, the MSVU Art Gallery and the SSHRC funded arts research project Bodies in Translation: Activist Art, Technology and Access to Life.
Event Description
Online Catalogue

March 2017

Understanding Dementia

Mount Saint Vincent University
Public Lecture, “Understanding Dementia and/as Aesthetic Experience: Arts, Activism and Person-Centred Dementia Care.” Interdisciplinary Lifespan Developmental Colloquium.

February 16 & 17, 2017

Ryerson University

Aging/Disability Symposium

November 17, 2017

New College, University of Toronto

It’s All in the Family. University Responses to Intra/Intergenerational Trauma and Resilience

Invited Keynote Speaker, Public Lecture.
Event Description.

April 2016

Mount Saint Vincent University

Decolonizing Dementia: An Intersectional Analysis Informed by Disability Studies and Mad Studies

Re-imagining Disability Justice: Transnational Conversations
Event Description.

January 27 2016

Mount Allison University, Sackville, New Brunswick

Disability Studies, Mad Activism and Higher Education.

Invited Keynote Speaker, Public Lecture, Sociology Student’s Society

January 20 2016

University of Guelph.

Disability and Mothering

Invited Keynote Speaker, Public Lecture, Sociology Student’s Society Organizer. Department of Family Studies & Gerontology Special Lecture, delivered by Dr. Patricia Douglas, SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow.

January 16 & 17 2016

Mount Saint Vincent University. Halifax, Nova Scotia.

The Future is Aging. Research on Current Knowledge, Practice and Policy

Conference Coordination & Planning Committee Member. Nova Scotia Centre on Aging.
Website
Promotional video

May 2016

Northwood Research Symposium

Research in Ageing

Planning Committee Member

2015

Alzheimer Society, Nova Scotia

What Does it Mean to be a Person? How Assumptions about Personhood Inform Dementia Care.

Presenter, Provincial Conference. Shifting the Focus in Dementia Care.
Brochure.

June 2 – 4, 2015

University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario.

Capital Ideas

Program Chair. Canadian Disability Studies Association annual meeting. Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences.

March, 2015

Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS

The Lasting Historical Legacies of Black Women Working in Service in Nova Scotia

Planning Committee Member, St. Francis Xavier Agnes Calliste African Heritage Lecture, delivered by Dr. Wanda Thomas Bernard.

May 28 – June 1, 2014

Brock University, St. Catharine’s, Ontario

Borders Beyond Boundaries

Program Co-Chair, Canadian Disability Studies Association annual meeting. Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences.

November 24, 2012

Dalhousie University & Saint Mary’s University Women’s Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Disability Studies, Dementia and the Trouble with Consent

Invited Keynote Speaker, Public Conference, ConsentFest, South House Gender and Sexuality Resource Centre.
Media Coverage

November 21 – 23, 2012

Nova Scotia Centre on Aging, Mount Saint Vincent University. Halifax, NS. 

The Future is Aging. Research on Current Knowledge, Practice and Policy

Conference Coordination & Planning Committee Member.
Website

May 10, 2012

Nova Scotia Centre on Aging, Mount Saint Vincent University. Humani-T Café, Halifax, Nova Scotia.

All Roads Lead to Caregiving. Perspectives on Caring for an Aging Population

Café Coordinator, Canadian Institutes of Health Research Café Scientifique.

Location

St. Francis Xavier University

Email

caubrech@stfx.ca

Phone

(902) 867-4845